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India at Olympics Day 13: Men's hockey team wins historic bronze, Ravi Dahiya bags silver

The Indian men's hockey team won a historic bronze medal at the Tokyo Olympics, ending nation's 41 year of wait for a podium finish at the Games.

PTI [ Published on: August 05, 2021 18:26 IST ]
  • The Indian men's hockey team won a historic bronze medal at the Tokyo Olympics, ending the nation's 41 year of wait for a podium finish at the Games. India defeated Germany 5-4 in the bronze medal match. India's 12th hockey medal in the Olympics came after over four decades. The last time India stood on the podium was at the 1980 Moscow Games where they won gold. [READ MORE]
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    The Indian men's hockey team won a historic bronze medal at the Tokyo Olympics, ending the nation's 41 year of wait for a podium finish at the Games. India defeated Germany 5-4 in the bronze medal match. India's 12th hockey medal in the Olympics came after over four decades. The last time India stood on the podium was at the 1980 Moscow Games where they won gold. [READ MORE]

  • Ravi Dahiya became only the second Indian wrestler to win a silver medal at the Olympic Games after he lost the men's freestyle 57kg title clash 4-7 to reigning world champion Zavur Uguev. There were expectations that the 23-year Dahiya would become India's youngest Olympic champion but the Russian defended well to win comfortably. [READ MORE]
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    Ravi Dahiya became only the second Indian wrestler to win a silver medal at the Olympic Games after he lost the men's freestyle 57kg title clash 4-7 to reigning world champion Zavur Uguev. There were expectations that the 23-year Dahiya would become India's youngest Olympic champion but the Russian defended well to win comfortably. [READ MORE]

  • Indian golfer Aditi Ashok was in contention for a historic Olympic medal after carding a flawless five-under 66 in the second round of the women's competition. The 23-year-old rolled in five birdies, which included three in her last four holes, on yet another steamy day at Kasumigaseki Country Club. [READ MORE]
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    Indian golfer Aditi Ashok was in contention for a historic Olympic medal after carding a flawless five-under 66 in the second round of the women's competition. The 23-year-old rolled in five birdies, which included three in her last four holes, on yet another steamy day at Kasumigaseki Country Club. [READ MORE]

  • Vinesh Phogat's redemption dream came crashing down after a shock quarterfinal exit and Deepak Punia let slip a bronze in the last 10 seconds of his play-off bout. [READ MORE]
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    Vinesh Phogat's redemption dream came crashing down after a shock quarterfinal exit and Deepak Punia let slip a bronze in the last 10 seconds of his play-off bout. [READ MORE]

  • National record holder Sandeep Kumar was going strong at second position till near the halfway mark but he faded later on to finish 23rd with a below-par timing in the men's 20km race walk event in the Olympics. His two other compatriots, Rahul Rohilla (1:32:06) and K T Irfan (1:34:41) brought up the rear at 47th and 51st with disappointing performances under hot and humid conditions. [READ MORE]
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    National record holder Sandeep Kumar was going strong at second position till near the halfway mark but he faded later on to finish 23rd with a below-par timing in the men's 20km race walk event in the Olympics. His two other compatriots, Rahul Rohilla (1:32:06) and K T Irfan (1:34:41) brought up the rear at 47th and 51st with disappointing performances under hot and humid conditions. [READ MORE]

  • Young Anshu Malik also bowed out of the 57kg competition after losing her repechage round 1-5 to Russia's Valeria Koblova, the Rio Olympics silver medallist. [READ MORE]
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    Young Anshu Malik also bowed out of the 57kg competition after losing her repechage round 1-5 to Russia's Valeria Koblova, the Rio Olympics silver medallist. [READ MORE]

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